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Near Montgomery in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eagle Grange No. 1

 
 
Eagle Grange No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Eagle Grange No. 1 Marker
Inscription. Pennsylvania's first Grange, officially organized March 4, 1871, two and a half years before organization of the Pennsylvania State Grange on Sept. 18, 1873. The National Grange (order of Patrons of Husbandry) had been established in 1867. Objectives of this and other Granges included cooperative purchasing, lowering of railroad rates, and rural free delivery. They pioneered in giving equal status to women. A grange hall was built here, 1887.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 10.728′ N, 76° 54.666′ W. Marker is near Montgomery, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15 and East Blind Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery PA 17752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Legacy of Little League (approx. 5 miles away); Williamsport (approx. 5.1 miles away); Susquehanna Log Boom (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 6.2 miles away); Julia C. Collins
Wide view of the Eagle Grange No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Eagle Grange No. 1 Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Lycoming County (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dietrick Lamade (approx. 6.4 miles away); Peter Herdic (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Muncy Lumnary: First in Pennsylvania – Montgomery’s Eagle Grange #1. (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Eagle Grange No. 1 - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Eagle Grange No. 1 (1887) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. Eagle Grange No. 1 (1887)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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